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Canadian pharmacies make a comeback

Steve McNally | May 12, 2006
With the new Medicare drug benefit enrollment deadline fast approaching, Canadian pharmacies are trying to convince American seniors it's still cheaper to buy north of the border. Steve McNalley reports.
Posted In: Canada, Health, Washington

Kicking MySpace out of school

Janet Babin | May 12, 2006
The hugely popular social networking Web site MySpace has caught the attention of advertisers. But a lot of young people use it and that could get the attention of Congress. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Science, Washington

Job Files: Exotic pet hospital

Amy Scott | May 12, 2006
This installment of The Job Files visits an unusual animal hospital in New York City.

Ads getting harder to skip

Alex Cohen | May 12, 2006
A new marketing strategy takes product placement to the next level, blurring the line between TV content and advertising even more. Alex Cohen tells us, we better get used to it.

Students protest med school quotas

Miranda Kennedy | May 12, 2006
Medical students in India are protesting a plan to reserve half of the seats at India's most prestigious universities for people from the lowest ranks of society. Miranda Kennedy reports.
Posted In: Canada

High gas prices weakening demand... a little

Stephen Beard | May 12, 2006
High oil prices are hitting consumers in the US and elsewhere. The International Energy Agency said today the higher cost of crude is cutting growth in demand for gas. From London, Stephen Beard explains.
Posted In: Canada, Economy

Search engines spreading spyware

Janet Babin | May 12, 2006
A study out today from antivirus firm McAfee found that 9% of paid-search ads have spyware — and 5% of all sites popping up in search results are dangerous to your computer's health.Janet Babin Reports.
Posted In: Science

Bush defends NSA snooping

John Dimsdale | May 11, 2006
Washington was rocked this morning by a USA Today story revealing that three major phone companies sold the phone records of millions of Americans to the government. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Washington

Senate extends tax cuts through 2010

Scott Tong | May 11, 2006
While lawmakers trumpet the positive impact the tax cuts have had on the economy, many special interests and big companies are getting big breaks from the fine print of the deal too. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Washington

Who should get the vaccines?

Helen Palmer | May 11, 2006
If a bird flu pandemic hits, the vaccine is almost certain to be in short supply — and there's debate about who should get it. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health, Science, Washington



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